The islanders speak Irish as their first language, but are also fully fluent in English.
Walking is the ideal way to wander around this island. If pressed for time, however, other options available include bicycle hire, pony and trap, or the "wanderly wagon" experience - this being a tractor and converted trailer that provides a tour - all these are available from pier.
Near the end of June there is a Bodhran Festival.
In the middle of August an annual Currach Racing festival takes place, which also involves other events such as tug o'war in the sports field.
All the pubs in Inis Óirr do food, with Tigh Ruairí being the favourite of many, with their traditional dinners and lunches.
Traditional baked goods, cups of tea, and fair-trade coffee are served in this 1800s home. You can eat beside the cosy fireplace or relax in the garden with views of the beach and castle. Located centrally, 100m up from the beach. They also serve ice-cream cones.
Traditional homemade food
They are three pubs which are
They are also numerous B&Bs on the island